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IN AND OUT INVESTING - Mastery

That would be Pandora.

Pandora (P) got some love from JP Morgan today (JPM), but it has yet to move the stock.


Mr. Burns - Evil

With equities at all-time highs, look to the shorted stocks to continue the run.

Tesla (TSLA), U.S. Steel (X), and GameStop (GME) all have more than 30% of their float sold short.  Should these companies have any type of good news, the stocks are climbing up.


The comeback Stock of the Summer

Apple Inc - All Kinds of Apples

It's just easy money.

Apple Inc (APPL) went from $420 to $440 in the last two weeks. Since last week's earnings call the stock has been on the mend.

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Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Thursday 07-25-2013.

What's a Covered Call?

The covered call is a strategy where an investor writes a call option contract (sells an option) while at the same time owning an equivalent number of shares of the underlying stock.If this stock is purchased simultaneously with writing the call contract, the strategy is commonly referred to as a buy-write.

While you may have heard that trading options is risky business, covered calls are actually a very conservative strategy, and most brokerages even allow retirement IRA accounts to write covered calls.

Forgetaboutit - Sopranos

Another week gone by, forgetaboutit.

We rewind the week and check out the pin action on Apple Inc (AAPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), and consumer awareness with yogurt and expiration dates.

Gone Fishin Hottie Perfect

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Wednesday 07-17-2013.

What's a Covered Call?

The covered call is a strategy where an investor writes a call option contract (sells an option) while at the same time owning an equivalent number of shares of the underlying stock.If this stock is purchased simultaneously with writing the call contract, the strategy is commonly referred to as a buy-write.

While you may have heard that trading options is risky business, covered calls are actually a very conservative strategy, and most brokerages even allow retirement IRA accounts to write covered calls.

The One Stock that isn't Down Today (AAPL)

Apple Inc is God

The iPhone may kill you, but its stock is still up.

The richest company on planet earth, Apple Inc (AAPL) continues to watch its stock do nothing. However on a bearish day where almost all stocks are down, Apple is holding its own.  Reminder that AAPL reports earnings next Monday (July 22nd).


Bullish General Large Pic

Go with the stocks hitting new highs, they are likely to keep climbing.

A ton of stocks hit new 52-week highs today pushing the S&P 500 near another record high.  Of the stocks trading on the Nasdaq Mastery noticed the following 4 trending stocks.  Those being Zillow Inc (Z), SunPower Corp (SPWR), TravelZoo Inc (TZOO) and Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH).

Bizarro Justice League

Of course the stock market is up, everything is fine.

The market has decided to come roaring back in the last two weeks.  If only we made our cash move but instead played it cool and missed out on a 6 to 8% return on the major indexes since last June.  None the less Mastery wants you to take a look at Apple Inc. (AAPL) and T-Mobile (TMUS).  Let's get into it Bizzaro style.

 

Sling Blade Covered Calls

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Thursday 07-11-2013.

What's a Covered Call?

The covered call is a strategy where an investor writes a call option contract (sells an option) while at the same time owning an equivalent number of shares of the underlying stock.If this stock is purchased simultaneously with writing the call contract, the strategy is commonly referred to as a buy-write.

While you may have heard that trading options is risky business, covered calls are actually a very conservative strategy, and most brokerages even allow retirement IRA accounts to write covered calls.